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  • Friday, September 24, 2021

  • CUI

  • International Office

An orientation session was arranged on September 22, 2021 at CUI Wah Campus for 12 International Students of Harbin Engineering University (HEU) joining CUI Wah Campus as exchange students under the signed MoU between CUI and HEU. The purpose of the session was to acknowledge the efforts and cooperation of both sides as well as to get the students introduced with CUI Wah Campus, facilitation and processes.

Dr. Niaz Ahmed representing HEU at CUI hosted the meeting. He welcomed and introduced the participants on both sides that include:

1.      Prof. ZHAO Yu-xin, Vice President of HEU
2.      Prof. FAN Zhaobing, Director of International Office, HEU
3.      Prof. QIAO Gang, Dean of College of Underwater Acoustics Engineering, HEU
4.      Dr. DING Xin, Vice-Director of International Office, HEU
5.      Dr. DING Xuezhong, Vice Dean of College of International Cooperative Education
6.      Prof. ZHANG Hai-gang, Vice Dean of College of Underwater Acoustics Engineering

7.      Prof. LIU Songzuo, Assistant Dean of College of Underwater Acoustics Engineering

8.      Ms. YIN Hua, Project Officer, International Office, HEU

Participants of COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Wah Campus are:

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abid, Director Campus/HoD, Mechanical Engineering

  1. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saeed, HoD Civil Engineering
  2. Dr. Muhammad Wasif, Associate Professor/ HoD Computer Science
  3. Dr. Abdul Qayyum, Associate Professor/HoD Management Sciences
  4. Dr. Muhammad Naeem, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  5. Dr. Muhammad Altaf, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  6. Dr. Shabieh Farwah, Assistant Professor/HoD Mathematics
  7. Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Naseem, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  8. Dr. Muhammad Abid, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  9. Dr. Muhammad Barkat Ullah, Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  10. Dr. Jawwad Ahmad, Additional Registrar, CUI Wah Campus

The Director CUI Wah Campus, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abid had the opening remarks where he  welcomed the students of HEU as well as the faculty member Dr. Niaz Ahmed, and assured them all possible facilitations regarding research and other activities at CUI Wah Campus. He further thanked Vice President of HEU, Prof. ZHAO Yu-Xin and accompanied professors for gracing this occasion. Prof. Abid also thanked Rector CUI for all facilitation and guidance and Mr. Ali Tawab, Head International Office CUI for his all efforts and facilitation in getting the MoU signed between CUI and HEU.


From HEU, the vice president: Prof Zhao Yu Xin addressed the ceremony where he highlighted the friendly relations of Pakistan and China and acknowledged the potential on both sides. Prof Zhao also mentioned a brief history of the series of efforts being done in order to strengthen the cooperation between HEU and CUI as well as stressed the need of creating more and more opportunities.

Both Prof Abid and Prof Zhao appreciated efforts of Dr. Niaz Ahmed for bridging the gap between the two universities and agreed that this exchange student program is just a beginning. Both sides will continue their efforts to carry out the important activities that are already planned and initiated including but not limited to China Pakistan Marine Information workshop, Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT) conference, development of UWA state-of-the-art Lab, development of curriculum/joint teaching and research from both sides as a way forward.

At the end, one of the exchange students: Muhammad Mohsin on the behalf of all the students thanked both HEU and CUI for facilitating their studies and research work. The ceremony was concluded with the exchange of greetings and gratitude between the two sides.

  • Thursday, September 23, 2021

  • CUI

  • SSBC

SSBC conducted meeting of Management Committee for enrollment of student startups Batch/Cohort-9 on 22 September, 2021, at video conference room Junaid Zaidi Library. Wherein Prof. Dr. Shahid A. Khan, Head, ORIC, Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Ehtesham Bokhari, Incharge SSBC evaluated the presentations of students.

Pictures of event are attached.  

  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021

  • CUI

  • International Office

Meeting with Director General CPEC at HEC Dr. Safdar Ali Shah

On Tuesday, 13 July 2021 officials from China Study Centre, CUI led by Dr. Tahir Mumtaz Awan visited office of DG CPEC at Higher Education Pakistan Dr. Safdar Ali Shah. Dr. Safdar warmly welcomed the delegation in his office. Incharge China Study Centre Dr. Tahir Mumtaz Awan briefed DG CPEC regarding activities and projects initiated by China Study Centre, CUI. DG CPEC appreciated the activities of China Study Centre, CUI.

During exchange of ideas avenues for future collaboration between HEC and China study Centre, CUI was discussed in length. DG CPEC elaborated the current status and role of “China-Pakistan Consortium of Universities” in establishing collaboration with Chinese Academia. Incharge China Study Centre pledged to cooperate on “China-Pakistan Consortium of Universities” as and when desired by HEC to contribute in appropriate manner. DG CPEC further shared to revive the “China-Pakistan Consortium of Universities” as soon as post-pandemic conditions are suitable and travel restrictions from China get back to normal. Incharge China Study Centre shared suggestions for holding the Consortium events which were much appreciated by DG CPEC. The meeting ended with vote of thanks by the host.

  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021

  • CUI

  • Muhammad Waqas Altaf

Meeting with Amb (Rtd) Syed Hasan Javed, Director, Chinese Studies Centre.

On Tuesday, 13 July 2021 officials from China Study Centre, CUI led by Dr. Tahir Mumtaz Awan visited China Study Centre of NUST, Islamabad. Amb (Rtd) Syed Hasan Javed warmly welcomed the delegation in his office. Meeting took place in a very cordial environment. Exchange of views took place between officials from both the Centre’s. Amb Hasan appreciated the Cultural events of China Study Centre, CUI and pledged to establish meaningful cooperation between both the Centre’s. Amb Hasan also appreciated the cross fertilization of ideas between officials for collaboration in future. He emphasized that it is important for young generation to know about Chinese history and civilization and learn from the reform and opening up policy of China. He further said that younger generation must familiarize themselves with Belt and Road Initiative, understanding of China and how they have elevated more than 1 billion people from extreme poverty.

Souvenirs were presented by host Centre to officials of China Study Centre, CUI. It was mutually desired that officials from Centre’s should meet frequently to learn from each other experiences.

  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021

  • CUI

  • Muhammad Waqas Altaf

CSC Meets Cultural Counsellor H.E Mr. Zhang Heqing:

On Thursday 12th July 2021 Incharge China Study Centre, Dr. Tahir Mumtaz Awan called on H.E Zhang Heqing Cultural Counsellor at Embassy of PRC in Pakistan. Cultural counsellor was briefed about the activities of China Study Centre which took place during Pandemic. Centre was actively involved in organizing awareness seminars related to China, meaningful collaborations with Chinese companies, projecting Chinese culture and understanding of Contemporary China through its different interesting initiatives and programs.

Mr. Zhang was briefed that COMSATS University Islamabad is the most China Centric University in Pakistan as it hosts more than 200 Chinese Universities Alumni (MS/ PhD) in its different campuses. The graduates are mostly from top notch Universities of China. China Study Centre is maintaining close liaison with Alumni’s, appreciating their contributions and facilitating them on different occasions.

Mr. Zhang applauded the contribution of China Study Centre in projecting soft image of China through its different initiatives. Mr. Zhang shown keen interest in Development of Chinese Universities Alumni Database, beside this he also appreciated “Pak-China Youth Club “70 Youth Ambassadors program” from all Pakistan. Mr. Zhang was also appreciative of the CSC initiatives such as “China Orientation” internships and summer camp for young school students.

Dr, Tahir Mumtaz Awan as Incharge China Study Centre shared his view and vision for China Study Centre and how it could contribute in strengthening the academic ties between both the countries and at the same time spreading awareness and understanding of Contemporary China among students. Mr. Zhang Heqing appreciated the efforts of Dr. Tahir Mumtaz Awan and assured him of support for the Centre’s future initiatives. After exchange of views souvenir was presented to Dr. Tahir Mumtaz Awan by H.E Zhang Heqing.